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Student Life

Coursing through

October 23, 2013

What happens to the students who don’t find the course of their dreams? The College View finds out.

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Features

On the brink of starvation

October 23, 2013

You may be short of money, but some students literally cannot afford food. A look at some students who are being pushed to the edge.

Student Life

The race to rent

October 9, 2013

How students are coping as the cost of renting increases

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Student Life

Surviving college: the ultimate guide

October 9, 2013

It’s that time of year. You’ve just started college. You need help. Time to bunker down and check out The College View’s comprehensive college survival guide

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Student Life

Student politics: do we care?

March 20, 2013

After the initial flurry of democratic enthusiasm dies down, the polling stations across DCU go quiet. From about 2 pm onwards, students manning the stations become a bit more desperate to get anyone and everyone

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Student Life

Is it possible to be friends with your ex?

March 20, 2013

The same five words are uttered every time a couple break up. But just how true is the phrase “we can still be friends’? Is it just something we say to make the other –

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Student Life

Making your safety your priority

February 6, 2013

In recent weeks, the issue of safety on DCU campus has never been more pressing. Following the armed robbery of the book shop ‘Hodges and Figgis’ last November, you may have thought that security in

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Student Life

Loss of Hope at the Hands of SUSI

December 12, 2012

Every person has the fundamental right to an education. So what’s putting both young and older people off the idea of studying at third level these days? With the release of another harsh budget, financial

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Student Life

Status Changing Strain

December 12, 2012

Remember when you and ‘the love of your life’ broke up because you’re in college and they wanted to ‘enjoy themselves’ while they could? Remember crying for days into your duvet and tub of Hagen

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Student Life

The Twelve Pubs of Christmas

December 12, 2012

The Twelve Pubs of Christmas has become a staple event on most students Christmas calendar. It is both a mental and physical challenge for the even the most hardened of drinkers. The following is a

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Student Life

Experiencing DCUfm

November 28, 2012

When a student is in Transition Year and is planning their work experience, they would not usually look to a college for anything other than shadowing a college professor. Many would inquire in a shop,

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Student Life

Counting coppers, the cost of college

November 28, 2012

Almost everyone can remember when they first started looking for a grant. When they made those first few tentative Google searches with more hope than expectation. What did those searches turn up? SUSI. The students’

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Student Life

The search for student employment

November 28, 2012

Nobody likes having to ask mammy and daddy to fund their weekly antics. However, with over 39% of people aged between 15 and 24 unemployed, more students are struggling and have no choice but to ask their

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Student Life

Cyber attacks to the soul

November 14, 2012

Over the last few weeks, a new realisation slowly dawned upon our society. Bullying was no longer just an epidemic that dominated our schoolyards and classrooms; it had infected social media. This isn’t news, we’ve